Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Mimosa floridana (Chapman) Weakley & Flores-Cruz. Florida Sensitive-briar. Phen: Apr-Sep. Hab: Xeric longleaf pine sandhills and other dry, sandy habitats. Dist: A Southeastern Coastal Plain endemic: s. GA south to s. FL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = K4, Weakley & Flores-Cruz (2017) in Weakley et al (2017); = Leptoglottis floridana – S; = Mimosa quadrivalvis var. floridana – Fl3, K1, K3, WH3, Barneby (1991), Isely (1998); = Schrankia microphylla var. floridana – SE3

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